The Foire de Paris (Paris Fair), an unmissable event for Parisians and a great experience for visitors, will be held at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre from April 27th to May 8th, 2017. At the same time, the Cartier Foundation is celebrating the art of car photography with an exhibition called Autophoto. Take advantage of these two must-see events during your stay at the Hotel Daunou Opéra.
Europe’s biggest general purpose trade fair takes place in Paris
Since 1904, the Paris Fair has had its finger on the pulse of innovation. Each year Europe's largest general purpose retail event brings together more than 500,000 visitors and 3,500 exhibitors at the Parc des Expos de la Porte de Versailles, a state of the art exhibition centre. The fair is divided into specific sections based around the art of living, including house and lifestyle, arts and crafts, leisure, and wine and gastronomy. Family friendly, the Paris Fair offers a fascinating experience for everyone. If you plan to come and visit the Paris Fair, be on the lookout for free tickets on many websites or from media partners of the event.
As every year, innovation and novelty are at the heart of the ten days of the fair. The Innovation Grand Prix and the Lépine Competition will reward the most innovative inventions and inventors of the year. This year, attendees will be able to participate by voting for the Public Innovation Prize. Cutting edge tech enthusiasts will be delighted to hear that an entire space will be devoted to virtual reality, a new area for the future of electronics and computing. In addition to discovering the latest products and services, you’ll be able to do some shopping, as the exhibitors offer quality products and provide advice to assist you in your choices.
Autophoto at the Cartier Foundation, the art of car photography
If photography and cars are your passions, you won’t want to miss the Autophoto exhibition at the Cartier Foundation, a landmark of contemporary art in the Parisian capital. Autophoto examines the relationship between these two subjects. From April 19th to October 31st, 2017, 400 images will cover the walls of the building designed by Jean Nouvel. From the beginnings of the automobile to modern assembly lines, more than 100 years of history are traced through this extraordinary exhibition. As a bonus, there is a montage of auto-related movie clips. From James Bond chases to romantic getaways, the automobile occupies a special place in the imagination of the cinema. During your visit to the exhibition you can also enjoy the magnificent building designed by Jean Nouvel. It holds over 1000 different works of art including paintings, sculptures, photographs, audio and video.
So you can fully enjoy your visits to the Paris Fair and the Cartier Foundation, the Hotel Daunou Opera offers you a pleasant setting ideally located in the centre of Paris. Book your stay and enjoy the charms of the capital.